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Introduction

Iurii begins the 2019 – 20 season with his debut at the BBC Proms in Rachmaninov’s The Bells at the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Tadaaki Otaka. Iurii will make a series of role debuts as Lescaut in Manon Lescaut (cond. Lorenzo Viotti) and in the title role in Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg at Oper Frankfurt, where he continues as a member of the prestigious ensemble. Other repertoire in Frankfurt this season includes, title role in Don Giovanni and Ned Keene in Peter Grimes. He will make his company debut at La Monnaie in their new Clarac-Delœuil > le lab staging of the Mozart/da Ponte trilogy as Masetto in Don Giovanni and Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte.

In future seasons he will make company debuts at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona, Royal Opera House Muscat and will return to the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.

Recent highlights include his US debut singing the title role in Eugene Onegin at Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore in Macerata; the title role in a new production of Billy Budd at The Bolshoi Theatre; Omar, in a new La Fura dels Baus production of Le siège de Corinthe at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Masetto in Don Giovanni at Salzburger Festspiele and Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam and his house debut at the Teatro Real Madrid in a new production of The Golden Cockerel, conducted by Ivor Bolton. In previous seasons in Frankfurt he has sung Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Sir Riccardo Forth in I puritani, Danilo in Die lustige Witwe, the title role in Eugene Onegin, Marcello, La bohème; Mr Astley, The Gambler; Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, title role in Don Giovanni; Il Conte d’Almaviva, Le nozze di Figaro; Enrico Ashton, Lucia di Lammermoor.

Iurii has worked with many conductors including Richard Bonynge, Antonio Pappano, Antonello Manacorda, Mark Soustrot, Marc Albrecht, Gustav Kuhn, Jonathan Cohen, Roberto Abbado, Sebastian Weigle, Riccardo Frizza, Pablo Heras-Casado, Theodor Guschlbauer, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Erki Pehk, Alain Altinoglu, Johanna Mallwitz as well as directors such as Sir Jonathan Miller, Claus Guth, Pierre Audi, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Harry Kupfer, Keith Warner, Laurent Pelly, Jens-Daniel Herzog, Peter Stein, David Alden, Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Christof Loy and Damiano Michiletto.

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